Saving Money Investigation
Leadership in Learning
Being Creative, Communicating, Managing Information & Thinking, Managing Myself, Working With Others
maths, investigation, CBA, patterns, graphs, unifying strand
This scaffolded investigation encourages students to explore the question,“Padraic has €10 in a money box. Every week he saves €4. How much money does he have after 5 weeks?”
Challenge questions for extending the task and clear success criteria are included as well as links to the maths specifications.
Students are encouraged to explore patters, create table and graphs and describe their findings.
● design, plan and conduct an investigation
● use different representations including a table and a graph to show a pattern
● generalise expressions using words